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Walter Bethune, Sr.

February 29, 1936 April 24, 2019
Walter Bethune, Sr.
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Obituary for Walter Bethune, Sr.

Columbia SC

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Walter Bethune, Sr., widow of the late Bessie DesChamps Bethune and significant other of Estelle Arnold "Stell", departed this life at Prisma Health Richland.

Born on February 29, 1936, in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Thelmer Bethune "Judge" and the late Mattie Johnson Bethune.

The service celebrating his life will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 2:00pm from the Historic Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane, Summerton, where the Pastor, Rev. Dr. W. T. Johnson, will preside. The Rev. Willie J. Chandler, Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church, will bring words of hope. The service of committal will follow in the family plot located in the Gibson-Clark Cemetery.

Public viewing will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Fleming & Delaine Chapel, 222 West Boyce Street.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the residence of his daughter and son-in-law, James and Patricia Bethune Conyers, of 1466 Bethune Road, Pinewood, and at his residence, 4018 Elliott Road, Pinewood.

Fleming & DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning is in charge of these services. Online condolences for the family may be sent to or

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2:00 PM 5/3/2019 2:00:00 PM
Historic Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church

1130 Granby Lane
Summerton, SC 29148

Historic Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church
1130 Granby Lane Summerton 29148 SC
United States

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